New London police make arrest in New Year's Eve stabbing
New London — Police on Thursday arrested a 26-year-old man from New York state in connection with a home invasion and stabbing of an elderly man on New Year's Eve.
Kashif Tariq, of Great Neck, N.Y., was arrested on a warrant and charged with home invasion, first-degree burglary, first-degree robbery, first-degree assault of an elderly person and sixth-degree larceny. A message left with New London police was not immediately returned.
Tariq is due in court on Jan. 23 for separate charges, including third-degree assault and second-degree reckless endangerment, in connection with a Nov. 7, 2018 incident.
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